Advanced Care Paramedic
An ACP is a qualified primary care paramedic who has successfully completed an advanced care paramedic training program approved by the Emergency Health Services Branch director and has passed an advanced care paramedic examination set or approved by the director. They must also be authorized by the medical director of a base hospital to perform the controlled acts referred to in Schedule 2 of Regulation 257/00 made under the Ambulance Act. This includes responsibilities beyond those performed by the primary care paramedic, such as manual defibrillation and endotracheal intubation.
If you have graduated from an approved ACP training program prior to May 1, 2001 and require your MOHLTC Advanced Care Paramedic certificate you must :
- Hold qualifications of a PCP as defined in Ontario Reg. 257/00,
- Complete and submit the Pre-May 01/2001 Advanced Care Paramedic Recognition Application along with,
- Provide proof of successful completion of an approved Ontario ACP training program prior to May 1, 2001, and
- Submit a $50.00 fee in the form of a certified cheque or money order payable to the Minister of Finance along with your Application
Please Contact MOHLTC for further assistance.